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World Development- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on June 9, 2021

Impact Score

5.38

h-Index

 175

Rank

 986

SJR

 2.386

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title World Development
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 175
Overall Rank/Ranking 986
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.386
Impact Score 5.38
Publisher Elsevier BV
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 0305750X, 18735991


About World Development


World Development is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of World Development is 986. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.386. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 175. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of World Development journal is 0305750X, 18735991. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. World Development is cited by a total of 5451 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


World Development Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of World Development is 5.38, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. World Development IS is increased by a factor of 1.03 and approximate percentage change is 23.68% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

World Development Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of World Development is 5.38. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of World Development. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.38
2019 4.35
2018 4.26
2017 3.76
2016 3.56
2015 3.27
2014 2.95

World Development h-index


  Table Setting

World Development has an h-index of 175. It means 175 articles of this journal have more than 175 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




World Development ISSN


The ISSN of World Development is 0305750X, 18735991. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

World Development Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of World Development is 986. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.386. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


World Development Publisher


Table Setting

World Development is published by Elsevier BV. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1973-2021. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


How to publish in World Development


If your research field is/are related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IF) of World Development

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 5.38
2019 4.35
2018 4.26
2017 3.76
2016 3.56
2015 3.27
2014 2.95



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